Regulation (page 6)

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    Martin Center column emphasizes lifeboats to escape sinking higher ed ship

    Stephanie Brenzel offers Martin Center readers suggestions for college reform. In their recent Martin Center policy brief, Joy Pullmann and Sumantra Maitra get much right about the activist professor problem in academia. These professors are dominating the profession in a way I wouldn’t have thought possible three or four…
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: N.C. remains in reopening purgatory

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to extend economic restrictions linked to COVID-19. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2020
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    Good for thee, not for me: Robert Reich edition

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon reports interesting news involving former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich. Robert Reich, a left-wing professor at the University of California Berkeley who served as labor secretary during the Clinton administration, is very concerned about income inequality. He urged Wall Street executives…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Uncertainty about the 2020-21 academic year is prompting more N.C. parents to look into alternatives to traditional public schools. Terry Stoops assesses the impact for school choice during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Mike Long of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina discusses…
    Mitch Kokai, July 31, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Joseph Coletti’s Daily Journal questions Cooper’s reliance on “science and data” when making COVID-19 decisions.
    Mitch Kokai, July 30, 2020
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    End of Atlantic Coast Pipeline hurts Eastern North Carolina

    Low-cost energy is an essential ingredient to economic vitality. Rodney Pitts, chairman of Southern Elevator and a John Locke Foundation board member sent the following to the Charlotte Observer as a letter to the editor. The shutting down of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project, financed by Dominion Energy and Duke…
    Joseph Coletti, July 24, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports that the Cooper administration’s proposed unemployment rule could force parents to choose between returning to work and taking care of home-bound kids. Jordan Roberts explains why Medicaid expansion isn’t “free” to the state.
    Mitch Kokai, July 24, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online recaps the N.C. General Assembly’s recent regular legislative session. The Daily Journal explains how the new HBO “Perry Mason” series helps make a case against burdensome occupational licensing.
    Mitch Kokai, July 21, 2020